On January 1, 2019

Police warn of scam

 Police are warning the public of a scam.

The phone caller from the number (802) 242- 2022 is identifing themselves as working for the Vermont Department of Public Safety, and is requesting individuals nto pay a bond or be detained by Law Enforcement.

Troopers attempted to call this phone number, and were greeted by an answering device identifying as the Rutland Barracks answering service. This phone number is not associated with the Vermont State Police, or the Rutland Barracks. If you receive a call like this from an unknown number identifying as the Department of Public Safety, or Law Enforcement you can contact Troopers from the Rutland Barracks at (802) 773-9101 to confirm the validity of the call.

 Troopers want to remind citizens not to give out personal information over the phone.

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